State of Maryland

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, INCOME MAINTENANCE ADMINISTRATION (#000345)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $61,754.00-$99,148.00 Yearly


GRADE

21

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly responsible work in the administration of the program of the Income Maintenance Administration.

The employee in this classification serves as the Deputy Director of the Income Maintenance Administration. As such the employee is the primary assistant to the Director, and in the absence of the Director, acts with the Director's full authority.

The employee shares responsibility for long-range planning, policy formulation and modification, budgeting, staffing, and implementation of programs. In carrying out assigned responsibilities, independent judgment is exercised and extensive public contacts at many levels characterize the work.

The employee receives direction and guidance from the Director, Income Maintenance Administration. Work is evaluated through conferences and reports in terms of the effectiveness of recommendations, the quality of special projects, and the achievement of program goals. The employee is responsible for the supervision and leadership of subordinate professional and clerical staff.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Assumes responsibility for the management of the Income Maintenance Administration in the absence of the Director;

Advises the Director and other departmental officials regarding administrative problems and practices;

Assists the director in program planning, development, and evaluation; Evaluates proposed Federal and State legislation or regulations and may prepare or issue statements of the Income Maintenance Administration's position;

Interprets departmental policies and operating procedures for subordinate staff;

Plans, conducts, or supervises special projects or analyses of the Administration's program;

Assists in the planning, preparation, and implementation of the Administration's budget;

Assists the Director in determining staff requirements of local departments according to need and resources;

Develops standards, policies, and procedures necessary to assist the Director in the administration of the Income Maintenance Administration; Maintains communications with agencies and community organizations concerned with program services or income maintenance;

Performs other related duties.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Date Established

Sep 24 1980 12:00AM

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 000345; EST: 9/24/1980; REV: ;

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